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TCS CodeVita 2016




Welcome to TCS CodVita Season V

Introduction

TCS CodeVita Season Five is here! Like four previous season TCS is strengthening its commitment to promote Programming-As-A-Sport culture. TCS has launched a platform called Anyone-Can-Code (https://campuscommune.tcs.com/channels/anyone-can-code) this time where you can practice programming problem.

Purpose of the Contest

The main objective for the contest is to sharpen the contestants' programming skills through some real-life computing practices.  The contest will also
  • Help TCS Spot the bright students
  • Provide students an opportunity to showcase their programming talent and earn peer recognition and honour
  • Provide an opportunity to showcase offerings of TCS to the academic world

Structure of the Contest

CodeVita is a team contest. A team must have 2 members. The contest will comprise of several rounds of coding. To participate in CodeVita, one needs to register the team. Both members of the team will need to register individually. The registration portal will provide necessary workflows to form the team online. Only a valid team can participate in the contest.
Registration windows open up different times for different geographies. Refer your geography specific section for details on registration process.
To help contestants warm up for the contest, a practice round will be open to participants who have registered for the contest
  • Practice Rounds: - Participants must use practice rounds to familiarize themselves with CodeVita website UI and also ensure that their workstations have compatible software that they can use for coding in Codevita. This is an optional, but highly recommended round to participate in.
  • MockVita 1:- MockVita are equivalent in difficulty levels to CodeVita round 1. Quite likely MockVita will repeat questions asked in previous seasons of CodeVita. This is an optional, but highly recommended round to participate in.
  • MockVita 2: - Same as MockVita 1. If MockVita 1 is on a weekday, MockVita 2 will be on a weekend or vice-versa. This is an optional, but highly recommended round to participate in.
  • Round 1: The real CodeVita begins here. This is the first round of the contest. Top 300 or Top 5% of teams (whichever is higher) from the first round will move into this round.
  • Round 2: Top performers from Round 2 will have an opportunity to reach the Finale. The list of Finalists is compiled only after all regional rounds across the globe are completed.
  • Grand Finale: To be held in one of the TCSL offices in India. Top 3 teams will be declared as winners of the contest. Winners will receive exciting prizes, internship offers with CTO Team and provisional Offer Letters.

TCS CodeVita Season IV : Instructions

Eligibility Criteria 

Coders from institutes across India are eligible for this contest. Registrations are invited from students in under graduate/ post graduate disciplines fromengineering/science background with any specialization

Registration Process

  • Students will have to  Register on TCSL NexStep for taking part in the contest. A CT/ DT Reference # is mandatory for participating in the contest.
  • Each team can have only  two members.
  • After registration begins, all interested participants will be required to register for the contest on Campus Commune. Each registered participant will be receiving a  unique secret code to take part in the contest. This code is of utmost importance to take part in the contest rounds and should not even be shared between team-mates The Secret code will also be a part of login credentials
  • Each team should choose a team name and the team leader.
  • During registration, the team leader should  Nominate self as the Team Leader and also  Invite the team members. It is the responsibility of the team members to  Accept the invitation.
  • In case a team member rejects a nomination, the Team Leader will be able to send a new request to another registered member from same institute to join the team.
  • The team will be formed after all invited members accept their invitations.
  • The Team Leader of each legitimate team will be our point of contact for any further communication with respect to the contest and will be responsible for updating the respective team members.
  • The team can be from the same discipline or may be inter-disciplinary.
  • Team members of a particular team have to be from same college/institute.
  • Team members have to remain constant throughout the contest. Swapping of participants within teams is not allowed and will lead to disqualification of the respective teams from the contest.

General Guidelines

  • The infrastructure / software(s) required for compiling code solutions shall be borne by the team or the institution they represent. TCS will not be liable for any damage to the institute’s infrastructure which may be caused by participants from the institute during the contest.
  • Language compilers are open source applications that can be downloaded from the internet. Participants will need to submit the compiled solution to a problem only. For example, codes written in Java should be submitted in .java format
  • CodeVita platform supports coding in 10 languages. Language names and supported compiler / interpreter versions are mentioned in table below.
  • Coding Guidelines will be provided as separate document. It will include information on scoring and ranking of teams in different rounds, list of URLs from which compilers and IDEs can be downloaded.

Participant Registration & Team Formation

Welcome to Phase 1 of the contest. Click on the Register button below to register yourself for the contest and start the Team Formation Process.
Notes

Important Notes

All times are in (IST)
Starts : Wed Mar 02 2016 13:00 Hrs
Ends : Tue Jul 26 2016 13:00 Hrs
Members Per Team : 2

This phase has closed now..

TCS CodeVita Season IV : Round 1

The real CodeVita begins here. This is the first round of the contest. Top 300 or Top 5% of teams (whichever is higher) from the first round will move into this round.
Notes

Important Notes

Round Type: Other
All times are in (IST)
Starts : Fri Jul 29 2016 15:00 Hrs
Ends : Sat Jul 30 2016 15:00 Hrs
Bounty Points : 2000
Number to be Short-listed:
This phase is now closed.

TCS CodeVita Season IV : Round 2

Top performers from Round 2 will have an opportunity to reach the Finale. The list of Finalists is compiled only after all regional rounds across the globe are completed.
Notes

Important Notes

Round Type: Other
All times are in (IST)
Starts : Sat Aug 20 2016 11:00 Hrs
Ends : Sun Aug 21 2016 11:00 Hrs
Bounty Points : 2500
Number to be Short-listed:
This phase is not open yet.

TCS CodeVita Season IV : Grand Finale

To be held in one of the TCSL offices in India. Top 3 teams will be declared as winners of the contest. Winners will receive exciting prizes, internship offers with CTO Team and provisional Offer Letters.
Notes

Important Notes

Round Type: Other
All times are in (IST)
Starts : Tue Feb 28 2017 09:30 Hrs
Ends : Tue Feb 28 2017 16:30 Hrs
Bounty Points : 3000
Number to be Short-listed: 3
This phase is not open yet.



Exciting Prizes to be won this Season:



*Winners will receive exciting prizes, internship offers with CTO Team and provisional Offer Letters.


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